Injuries

Sami Kennedy-Sim - Olympic Sports - PlayersVoice
Sami Kennedy-Sim - Olympic Sports - PlayersVoice

Olympic Sports

‘Couldn’t speak, breathe or move’

Sami Kennedy-Sim - Contributor

In 2013, Sami Kennedy-Sim suffered a stroke that left her paralysed. Nine months later she achieved the unthinkable at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Emma Checker - Inside The Outsiders - PlayersVoice
Emma Checker - Inside The Outsiders - PlayersVoice

Inside The Outsiders

Discovering my true strength

Emma Checker - Contributor

Emma Checker's path seemed set when she made her Matildas debut at just 16. Since then the Adelaide United captain has battled sexism, injury and even once found herself living with 27 non-English speaking teammates.